The keynote of the Gospel call is “whosoever.”
Whosoever Shall Believe: It is by faith that we are saved, and whosoever shall believe should see salvation.
“God so loved the world, that he gave His only-begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16.
“Whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.” Rev. 22:17. “Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” Rom 10:13
No distinction is made; “for there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek.” Christ came “that he might reconcile both [Jew and Gentile] unto God in one body by the cross,” and “through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.” Eph. 2:16, 18. “…seeing it is one God, which shall justify the circumcision by faith, and uncircumcision through faith.” Rom. 3:30
The terms ‘by faith’ and ‘through faith’ have the same meaning.
“For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.” Rom. 10:12
If we read second and third chapters of Roman’s, and the fourth also, indeed, the whole book of Romans gives a deathblow to that wicked idea that God is partial, and that He favours some people more than others. The idea that God has special blessings for one nation of earth that He has not for others, no matter whether that one nation be called Jews, Israelites, Anglo-Saxons, Englishmen, or anything else, is a direct denial of the gospel of the grace of God.
“For Christ is all and in all”
“Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all.” Col 3:11; Also Gal 3:27-28; Eph 1:23, 2:15-16; (I Cor 12:13)
“He is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh; but he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the Spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.” Rom.2:29
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